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Washington Mudslide Death Toll Rises to 29

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Image: A flower cross memorial is set up outside the Oso Community Chapel for mudslide victims in Oso
A flower cross memorial is set up outside the Oso Community Chapel for mudslide victims.RICK WILKING / Reuters

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The official death toll from the Washington mudslide rose Wednesday to 29, and 22 of those have been identified, the medical examiner said.

Twenty people are still listed as missing in the aftermath of the March 22 collapse of a hillside in Oso, Wash., which buried dozens of home in mud and debris.

Funerals are set to begin Saturday, with one mortuary handling arrangements for a dozen victims.

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